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- Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 45.40
A systematic overview of the impact of social and political factors on the health of Australia's Indigenous population. Australia's Aboriginal and Islander groups suffer ?Fourth World' standards of health: this book explains the causes for such poor healt more...
- Humana Press 2009; US$ 120.91
Millions of consumers want to lose body fat, gain muscle mass, and/or improve exercise performance. In addition to an exercise program, they often look to sports supplements as ?tools? to help them reach their goals. This book, the culmination of years of work by the thought leaders in the sports nutrition field will help the consumer, student, scientist,... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Weighing In takes on the "obesity epidemic," challenging many widely held assumptions about its causes and consequences. Julie Guthman examines fatness and its relationship to health outcomes to ask if our efforts to prevent "obesity" are sensible, efficacious, or ethical. She also focuses the lens of obesity on the broader food system to understand... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 21.95
Naturalists as well as volunteer workers and medical professionals will enjoy the warm and personal tale of one woman's experiences in the scorching climate and the heart-melting expressions of humanity at this tent hospital in Ethiopia. more...
- World Health Organization 2014; US$ 6.00
For more than eight decades the Weekly Epidemiological Record has served as an essential instrument for the collation and dissemination of epidemiological data useful in disease surveillance on a global level. Priority is given to diseases or risk factors known to threaten international health. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 100.00
Take a look at the various ways in which technology has impacted the healthcare sector. What is there to know about online patient support systems? How can the Internet affect the provision of education and training for healthcare professionals? more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 110.00
Speaking for Patients and Carers draws on original research and is based on a theoretical framework taken from sociology and politics. It examines health consumer groups in the context of specific conditions: Arthritis and related conditions, cancer, heart and circulatory disease, maternity and childbirth, and mental health. It also analyzes their... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
Voluntary organisations are an integral part of community care, and the available research indicates the value of their social support role. However, surprisingly little is known about the forms and functions of this support, or the links to the formal support provided by the National Health Service (NHS), so hampering quality improvements. Therefore,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 47.00
Draws on key steps in practical application of health promotion. This book discusses how to plan health promotion programmes, how to evaluate them and how to expand their impact by scaling-up the activities to larger populations. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
Devoted to the research output of the Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, this ebook reflects on the evolution and challenges facing centres such as Nuffield as they seek to support health and development in low and middle income countries. Articles cover a wide geographical and topical remit, including analyses of health reform... more...